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Android swipes right on Apple's iOS gestures | TECH(talk)

At this year's Google I/O, the company highlighted new gestures for navigating in Android Q – gestures that will look surprisingly familiar to iPhone users. Computerworld's JR Raphael and Ken Mingis talk about what's changed and why...

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The first step toward ultra-high-speed Wi-Fi: a laser-radio transmitter

Laser-driven radio transmitters will generate microwave signals that could be considerably faster than today's traditional radio frequency wireless signals.

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The 10 most powerful companies in enterprise networking

Here's our rundown of what makes these 10 network-gear vendors the biggest power players within the enterprise.

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Apple continues to move toward a 5G iPhone | TECH(feed)

Apple settling a lawsuit with Qualcomm brought us one step closer to the 5G iPhone. But not long after striking a six-year licensing deal with Qualcomm, evidence suggests Apple may not want to depend on vendors for its smartphone...

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Qualcomm and Apple settle lawsuit, plus, a look at the streaming service war | TECH(feed)

Qualcomm and Apple shocked many when the two companies settled their global, multi-billion dollar lawsuit. What could this settlement mean for 5G iPhones? Meanwhile, Intel pulls out of the 5G smartphone market. And, Netflix's earnings...

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Anti-lasers could give us perfect antennas, greater data capacity

Anti-lasers get close to providing a 100% efficient signal channel for data, creating more capacity for ever-increasing data demands.

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The real challenge to achieving 5G: the networks

With 5G almost upon us, everyone seems focused on the devices. But that's not where most of the work remains to be done. The greater challenges are with the networks.

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Intel's Agilex FPGA family targets data-intensive workloads

Agilex processors are the first Intel FPGAs to use 10nm manufacturing, achieving a performance boost for AI, financial and IoT workloads

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When Wi-Fi is mission-critical, a mixed-channel architecture is the best option

Multi-channel is the norm for Wi-Fi today, but it’s not always the best choice. Single-channel and hybrid APs offer compelling alternatives when reliable Wi-Fi is a must.

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What is 5G? How is it better than 4G?

5G networks will boost wireless throughput by a factor of 10 and may replace wired broadband. But when will they be available, and why are 5G and IoT so linked together?

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Apple pushes further into financial services with its card | TECH(talk)

It already had the Apple Wallet, then Apple Pay. And coming this summer is the Apple Card, a credit card that could help Apple tie itself even tighter to the financial services industry – and to its customers.

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Motorola taps freed-up wireless spectrum for enterprise LTE networks

Citizens Broadband Radio Service (CBRS) is developing. Out of the gate, Motorola is creating a private land mobile radio (LMR) system that includes enterprise-level, voice handheld devices and fast data networks.

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IT needs to make mobile unified communications a priority

As more corporate workers rely on mobile devices, enterprises need to adopt mobile unified communications, which is easier to scale and manage than wired UC.

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Wearable tech in the enterprise grows, but few workplace uses exist

Even as smartwatch shipments continue to grow, significant industrial and business use cases for these internet-connected devices have yet to appear.

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How to determine if Wi-Fi 6 is right for you

The Wi-Fi 6 is on the horizon. Follow these steps to determine if your business should upgrade to the new wireless standard and how to prepare.

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Wireless spectrum shortage? Not so fast

There’s no shortage of the radio spectrum essential to wireless communications, thanks to greater spectral efficiency and improving regulatory policies. But vigilance is required.

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Foldable phones and 5G: Highlights from Mobile World Congress 2019 | TECH(talk)

This year's MWC was mainly about 5G networking. And foldable phones. In fact, it was the foldables that stole the show, according to PC World's Michael Simon. He and Computerworld Executive Editor Ken Mingis chew over both topics in...

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Mobile World Congress: The time of 5G is (almost) here

Mobile World Congress, the wireless industry’s big annual showcase, featured a heavy emphasis on 5G, the next generation of licensed mobile networks.

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